Greg LeMond: Miracles in cycling still don't exist

In an often hard hitting but informed interview with the L’Equipe newspaper, for Tour de France winner Greg LeMond has called on the UCI to do more in the fight against mechanical doping, raised questions about Lance Armstrong’s power output at the Tour, and dismissed Team Sky’s theory of marginal gains as 'bollocks’. Now the only American winner of the Tour de France after...
Via Cycling News
July 20, 2016  |  Discuss

Kathy LeMond: UCI needs to do more to fight mechanical doping

Kathy LeMond, the wife of three-time Tour de France champion Greg LeMond, says that the UCI is not doing enough to combat the threat of mechanical doping. She believes that if the UCI doesn’t step up their efforts in the fight against mechanical doping, it could pose a serious threat to the future of the sport. LeMond’s comments come in the wake of allegations against the UCI’s...
Via Cycling News
June 14, 2016  |  Discuss

LeMond: Froome 'within the realm of human performance' at Tour de France

Amid all the speculation about the validity of Tour de France leader Chris Froome's performances, three-time Tour champion Greg LeMond assured that the Sky rider's performance is 'within the realm of human performance'. Ahead of Froome's spectacular ride on the first Pyrenean mountain finish in La Pierre-Saint-Martin, a video surfaced online that overlaid Froome's supposed power...
Via Cycling News
July 20, 2015  |  Discuss

News shorts: Ullrich should hand back yellow jersey, says LeMond

Ullrich should return his yellow jersey, says LeMond Jan Ullrich, winner of the 1997 Tour de France, “should think about giving back his yellow jersey,” Greg LeMond told the German BILD tabloid newspaper. “For his entire life he will have to come to terms with what happened in his career,” LeMond said. “I said it this way about Floyd Landis and Tyler Hamilton: You have...
Via Cycling News
July 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Greg LeMond rejects leniency for Lance Armstrong

ADELAIDE, Australia (AP) U.S. cycling great Greg LeMond has rejected calls for Lance Armstrong's life ban to be reduced, saying ''if there's anybody who deserves a ban, it's this guy.'' LeMond told a news conference in Adelaide, where he is attending the Tour Down Under cycle race, that Armstrong's doping activities ''took a good 10 years out of my life.'' He said the seven-time...
Via Associated Press
January 21, 2015  |  Discuss

30 For 30 Review – Slaying The Badger

Director - John Dower Length - 90 minutes with commercial (78 minutes without) Installment - #62 of 30 for 30/ESPN Films series Most Similar To - 9.79 as well as ESPN-distributed Senna. Grade - Right outside of the top ten. Review- Unless you’re an individual who just can’t enjoy a sports documentary unless it covers a sport you’re not overly familiar with, Slaying The...
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July 21, 2014  |  Discuss

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